30 Shortest Celebrity Marriages. Did you know that the average length for a normal marriage in the United States is around eight years? It varies depending on where you go—New York is about 12 years on average. That’s pretty great considering stats say 50% of all marriages end in divorce.
But Hollywood marriages tend to last an even shorter amount of time. In fact, some celebs are known for their notoriously short marriages. Do you remember when Britney Spears got married to Jason Alexander? That marriage lasted a total of 55 hours. No, we didn’t say months (and certainly not years). We said hours. And she isn’t the only one who had a short-lived marriage.
We’re going to go over some of the shortest celeb marriages that have ever existed. Some of these we’re not surprised about, but others? Hopefully, they had a prenup.